Mar 25, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Geography, B.A.

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Program Requirements

Core Requirements: Minimum of 38 credits in the core curriculum required of all students. Students who enter as first-time freshmen must take an entering freshman and rising junior assessment to complete core requirements.

Other Major Requirements: Grade of C or higher required in all major courses.

Graduation Requirements: All graduating seniors are required to complete the Graduating Senior Assessment after completing 90 or more semester hours (including credit by examination), but not later than the graduation semester.

University College Core Curriculum: 38 Credits

Transitional Studies - University Studies: 2 Credits

UNIV 101 -UNIV 102  required for all first time students; UNIV 110  required for transfer students with fewer than 30 transfer credits. Students do not earn credit if requirement is waived. UNIV 111  may be required based on academic performance.

Communication Skills - Written Communication: 3 Credits

Communication Skills - Oral Communication: 3 Credits

Information Literacy: 3 Credits

Reasoning Skills - Critical Thinking: 3 Credits

Not required for students with 60+ transfer credits. Students do not earn credit if requirement is waived.

Scientific Literacy - Natural Sciences: 7 Credits

At least one natural science class must include its associated lab. Some majors require two lab sciences, increasing requirement to 8 credits.

Select from the following:

Program Requirements: 82 Credits

Geography Electives: 6 Credits

Two GEOG electives at the 200 level or higher.

Restricted Electives: 21 Credits

Select from at least three different disciplines from the following:

  • ANTH 200-499
  • ASTR 100-499
  • CHEM 100-CHEM 499 
  • CRJC 100-499
  • CSC 100 -499
  • ECON 100-499
  • GEOL 100-499
  • HIST 100 -499
  • INTL 100-499
  • MATH 100-499
  • PHYS 100-499
  • POLI 100-499
  • PSYC 100-499
  • SOCI 100-499

Minor or Electives: 18 Credits

As designated by the selected program or free electives.

Electives: 13 Credits

* May also satisfy a University College Core requirement. If so used, must be offset by an equal number of credit hours in the program.

Total Credit Hours: 122

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